By Barack Obama From the time I first learned to read, books have played an essential role in how I experience the world. Reading Toni Morrison as a college student — novels like The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon — changed me. Discovering writers like Mark Twain or James Baldwin revealed something essential to me about our country’sContinue reading “Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week”
Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey My rating: 5 of 5 stars I listened this via audiobook. This was a fascinating story about lessons that the author learned throughout his life. He didn’t have the traditional upbringing of the privileged talent that we see coming through today. He had trails and tribulations. He grew up in aContinue reading “Book Review Tuesday: Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey.”
Today I am so glad I came across this writing, it spoke volumes to me, hope it will for you too.❤️ “Some years ago, I was stuck on a crosstown bus in New York City during rush hour. Traffic was barely moving. The bus was filled with cold, tired people who were deeply irritated withContinue reading “Wisdom”
Inside The Life Of Jeffrey Dahmer’s Final Attempted Victim After He Brought An End To His Killing Spree
by Nia Tipton In the premiere of Ryan Murphy’s “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” viewers watched the harrowing story of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s final victim, Tracy Edwards. From 1978 until 1991, Dahmer brutally murdered, dismembered, and ate various body parts of the 17 men and boys who fell victim to his crimes. The case of Dahmer,Continue reading “Inside The Life Of Jeffrey Dahmer’s Final Attempted Victim After He Brought An End To His Killing Spree”
by Darius Foroux Writing must come from the heart I started my blog as an independent new writer in 2015. Over the years, I’ve published over 400 articles, 7 books, and 7 online courses. There have been frustrations and challenges along the way. But I’ve learned that new writers have a better chance of successContinue reading “How to Succeed as a New Writer”
The 32-year-old singer-songwriter had been reported missing last month and his body was found nine days later. Author: Andrew Weil, Melissa Hernandez De La Cruz Published: 12:59 PM PDT September 20, 2022 Updated: 1:23 PM PDT September 20, 2022 WASHINGTON — Country singer Luke Bell died from an accidental fentanyl overdose, according to the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office. Bell, 32, wasContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Fridays: Country singer Luke Bell’s cause of death revealed”
WASHINGTON Explore a state that expertly blends urban and outdoor experiences. These five destinations showcase Washington at its most spectacular. Whether you plan on hitting the trail or the tasting room, Washington overwhelms the senses. Greater Seattle When the UFO-shaped Space Needle was first built above Seattle in the early 1960s, the designers pointed towardContinue reading “Travel Thursdays: Explore Washington State”
by Maurie Backman There’s reason to believe we won’t be getting any government paydays next year. Key points When lawmakers approved a round of $1,400 stimulus checks in early 2021, that money served as a lifeline for many cash-strapped families that were still struggling to recover from the pandemic. But so far, there’s been noContinue reading “Say Goodbye to Stimulus Checks in 2023”
The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America by Elizabeth Letts
**Spoilers ahead** I listened to this via the Libby App. This book started off rather slow to me. She lost her farm that had been in her family for a long time. It was kind of sad. She did try to make it work, but couldn’t. She was offered a place in a environment likeContinue reading “The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America by Elizabeth Letts”
by Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN)You may have up to a 50% higher risk of developing long Covid-19 if you suffer from common psychiatric issues such as anxiety or depression, a recent study found. Signs of the malady can include breathing problems, brain fog, chronic coughing, changes in taste and smell, overwhelming fatigue, difficulties in performingContinue reading “What moves us ‘closer to the unfortunate finish line of getting long Covid’”
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